Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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WGUS84 KSHV 261650
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1150 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways.  Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks.  Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.

For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

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LAC013-015-017-069-081-271650-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0121.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CSHL1.1.ER.150518T1140Z.150531T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1150 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Red River At Coushatta, Louisiana.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1100 AM Tuesday the stage was 31.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 35.5 feet by
  June 6.  Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact...at 31.0 feet...Moderate flooding occurs. Severe backwater
  flooding occurs from the confluence or the Red River with Loggy
  Bayou, from upstream to below Lake Bistineau. Cattle and equipment
  should be moved to higher ground.

&&

LAT...LON 3220 9342 3192 9321 3192 9330 3204 9342 3220 9350

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LAC043-069-081-271649-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GREL1.2.ER.150518T1415Z.150531T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1150 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Red River At Grand Ecore, Louisiana.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1100 AM Tuesday the stage was 35.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 33 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 38.5 feet by
  June 7.
* Impact...at 36.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of several hundred
  acres both upstream and downstream from Grand Ecore take place with
  backwater flooding of tributary bayous that include Bayou Pierre up
  through Powhattan, Louisiana.  Backwater flooding also affect Iatt,
  Saline, Black, and Nantaches Bayous.  Move livestock and equipment
  to higher ground.

&&

LAT...LON 3192 9323 3187 9309 3152 9270 3151 9274 3192 9330

$$




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